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The Show of Shows (1929) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John G. Adolfi

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

J. Keirn Brennan ... (writer)
Frank Fay ... (writer)
William Shakespeare ... (Richard III sequence) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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William Courtenay ...
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The Victim - Guillotine Sequence
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Akst ...
Pianist Accompanying Irene Bordoni
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number (as Mimi Vendrell)
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Hero - Performer in 'The Pirate'
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Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
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Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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'Meet My Sister' Presenter
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
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Condemned Man (segment "Rifle Execution")
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Performer in 'Just for One Hour of Love' Number
Joseph A. Burke ...
Joe Burke (as Joe Burke)
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
Georges Carpentier ...
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Performer in 'Ladies of the Ensemble' Number
James Clemens ...
Performer (as Jimmy Clemons)
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Performer in 'Ladies of the Ensemble' Number
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Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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Performer in 'The Pirate Number' & 'Lady Luck' Numbers
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Traffic Cop in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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Ice Man in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
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Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
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Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' & 'Meet My Sister' Numbers
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
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Performer in 'Ladies of the Ensemble' Number
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Ambrose in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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'Recitations' Sketch
Pauline Garon ...
Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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Soldier (segment "Rifle Execution")
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Performer in 'Lady Luck' Number
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Hansom Cabby in "What Became of the Floradora Boys" number" / (segment "Recitations") / Soldier (segment "Rifle Execution")
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Performer in 'Ladies of the Ensemble' Number
Sôjin Kamiyama ...
Performer in '$20 Bet' Sketch (as Sojin)
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Street Cleaner in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number / 'Tramp' Ballet
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Performer in 'Ladies of the Ensemble' Number
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Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number
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Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
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Performer in 'Recitations' Number
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Performer in 'The Pirate' & 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers
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Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' & 'Chinese Fantasy' Numbers
Nick Lucas ...
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Performer in "The Pirate" / Soldier (segment "Rifle Execution")
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Otto Matieson ...
Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
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Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
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Bull Montana ...
Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
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Plumber in "What Became of the Floradora Boys" Number / Soldier (segment "Rifle Execution"
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Performer in $20 Bet Sketch and 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers
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Performer in '$20 Bet' Sketch and 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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Performer in 'Ladies of the Ensemble' Number
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Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
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Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' & 'Meet My Sister' Numbers
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Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
Kalla Pasha ...
Performer in "The Pirate" Number / Soldier (segment "Rifle Execution")
Anders Randolf ...
Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
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Rin-Tin-Tin - Introducing 'An Oriental Fantasy' Number (as Rin-Tin-Tin)
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Father of Twins in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' & 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers (as Harriet Byron)
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Waiter in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number
Ada Mae Vaughn ...
Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
Lolita Vendrell ...
Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number (as Lola Vendrell)
Edward Ward ...
(as Eddie Ward)
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Ted Williams ...
Dancer (as Ted Williams Adagio Dancers)
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Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
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Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two Number
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Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
John Aasen ...
Junior (uncredited)
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Performer in 'Henry VI' Sequence (uncredited)
Michael Cleary ...
Performer (uncredited)
Jack Haskell ...
Performer (uncredited)
M.K. Jerome ...
Performer (uncredited)
Lola ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Marcelle ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Performer in 'The Pirate' Number (uncredited)
Ray Perkins ...
Performer (uncredited)
E.J. Ratcliffe ...
Performer in 'Henri VI' Sequence (uncredited)
Reginald Sharland ...
(uncredited)
Dave Silverman ...
(uncredited)
Norman Spencer ...
(uncredited)
Lester Stevens ...
(uncredited)
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(uncredited)

Produced by 

Darryl F. Zanuck ... producer

Cinematography by 

Barney McGill ... (photographed by)

Costume Design by 

Earl Luick ... (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Harvey Cunningham ... sound engineer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Paul Ivano ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)

Music Department 

Louis Silvers ... conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra

Other crew 

Larry Ceballos ... dance director
Jack Haskell ... dance director

See also

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